assorted links -- -- climate crisis solutions

    4/1Earth project !!!

    52 ways to care for creation

    and God saw that it was good

    arizona interfaith power and light

    bill mckibben's website

    blessed tomorrow: caring for creation today

    blue theology mission station

          • LiMPETS

    caring for the earth with gratitude

    caring for creation (oboedire) cott)

    christian education resources

    clothing - upcycle, donation, recycling

     (suggested by STEM Club member, Sarah)

    contemplative mind - nature meditation

    cool congregations

    creatures great and small

    creation justice ministries

    "dreaming creation" contemplative photo project

    earth charter

    earth hour

    earth ministries

    eco-divina: praying with nature

    eco-justice ministries

    eco-mystic & theologian, fr. tom berry

    explore honoring creation

    feast of st. francis

        (also: blessing for animals liturgy)

    finding spirit in place

    green bible

          ...what is it?


    grounded spirituality, in community

    home green guide

    honoring creation

    how green is my bible?

    inside passages

    journey of the universe

    living lent: lifestyle challenge for eco-transformation






    man planting a forest (eco-restoration)

    muir's favorite bird

    prayer from pope francis' environmental encyclical


    recycling: what and how

     (suggested by STEM Club member, Sarah)


    religious partnership for environment

    renewal project film

    share your garden harvest w/ those in need

    sojourners on the environment

    sororelle: three sisters (vimeo)

    soul of elephants

    transition united states

    tree-planting ritual (Jewish)

    tree-planting liturgy example  01

    tree-planting liturgy example 02

    tree-planting poems

    whidbey institute for earth, spirit ...

abbey of the arts --

    advent practices: breathing deeply

   advent practices: tending to creation

    advent practices: following the fire

    advent practices: water's wisdom

    advent practices: our earthiness

    winter wisdom

american baptist (abc-usa) --

    resolution on global warming

being (NPR)--

    a voice for the animals

    beauty in the garden of vigen guroian

    discovering where we live

    climate change in 4 minutes

    climate change -- a disciples' response

    contemplative ecology

    elephant mourning -- animal grief

    ethics of eating

    evangelical environmental evolution

    gardening in paradise by vigen guroian

    glory of the perseids (in one minute)

    joanna macy and the great turning

    land, life, and the poetry of creatures

    moral math of climate change

    one man's treasure, another's trash

    fishing with mystery

    planting the future w/ w. maathai

         - nature's coded wisdom

    restoring life's balance thru soil & friends

    my hope

    tired of inevitable

    whale songs and elephant love

    wild love for the world (joanna macy)

Creation Spirituality

... invited to take up has often been noted as that of caring for creation (Genesis 1: 26-31).  Of course, misinterpreted “dominion” language has sometimes gotten in the way and led such practice off onto dangerous and distracted pathways overgrown with destruction, violence, and injustice toward G_d’s more-than-human world.

In the face of concerns regarding global climate change, life-altering pollution, world-wide food supply concerns, lack of clean water and sanitation for too-many of our global neighbors, whole-species genocide due to wars and other unsustainable practices, and more -- caring for G_d’s creation, as a spiritual practice, should be a foundational consideration for the Christian faith in each of our lives.

But let us not take up such practice from a place of fear and foreboding; let us do so, instead, as a whole-hearted commitment from a deep place of hope for what can be, and a deep-seated conviction for who and how we are called to be, as those assigned by G_d to be mid-wives and shepherds for everything G_d has brought forth and called “good.”

The first spiritual practice humans were ...